Hundreds of thousands of hockey fans sport their Oilers colors on jerseys, ballcaps and t-shirts, but some go furthera lot further! On Wednesday, May 17 at 12:00 Noon, the Edmonton Oilers will parade a number of local vehicles that have been Oiler-ized for the playoffs from Rexall Place to City Hall.
The parade will feature the artistic creations of numerous Oilers fans who have painted their vehicles in team colors, erected oil derricks in the back of their trucks, and are proud to show their support of the Oilers everywhere they go.
The vehicles will gather at Rexall Place beginning at 11:00 a.m., and will set out on the parade route at 12:00 Noon. The parade route will travel from Rexall Place down Wayne Gretzky Drive, before turning right onto 112th Avenue, and left on 82nd Street. The procession will then follow Jasper Avenue to 108th Street, before turning right to 102nd Avenue. The final stop will be in front of City Hall, where the vehicles will be briefly displayed for Oilers fans.
Oilers fans are encouraged to line the parade route during the lunch hour, and show their support of the Oilers, who have the opportunity to clinch the Western Conference Semi-Finals on home ice tomorrow night. The Oilers lead the series 3-2.